Evaluation of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF binding protein-3 generation test in short stature
Darendeliler, Fatma Feyza
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Background: Differentiation between growth hormone deficiency (GHD) and idiopathic short stature (ISS) based on GH tests and basal IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels may be difficult. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of pharmacological GH tests, IGF-I and IGFBP-3 generation test and height velocity off-treatment in the evaluation of GHD and ISS.
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